New this week: Will Smith, 'Pinocchio' and 'George & Tammy'
This week’s new entertainment releases include Will Smith’s comeback campaign in the Antoine Fuqua movie “Emancipation,” a documentary about Broadway star Idina Menzel, the video game “Dragon Quest Treasures” and a TV series exploring the tumultuous relationship between country music stars Tammy Wynette and George Jones.
Ralph Lauren draws A-list Hollywood crowd for sumptuous show
Designer Ralph Lauren went big for his first Los Angeles fashion show, staging a sumptuous display of his well-honed ethos of casual luxury, with strong Western accents like cowboy hats and boots, against a setting sun at the grand Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California, near Los Angeles.
Oscars live: Troy Kotsur wins best supporting actor
Troy Kotsur has won the best supporting actor Oscar for his role in “CODA.” Kotsur on Sunday night became the second actor who is deaf to win an Academy Award. Kotsur was barely known as an actor before “CODA,” but was considered a heavy favorite for the Oscar after the acclaimed performance and wins earlier in awards season.news.yahoo.com
Toronto Film Festival to open with ‘Dear Evan Hansen’
The adaptation of the Broadway hit and Tony-winner “Dear Evan Hansen,” Edgar Wright’s ’60s London themed “Last Night in Soho,” and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” are just a few of the major films coming to the Toronto International Film Festival this September.
Popcorn with Zenger: ‘Ava’ would be more believable as a cartoon but we’re stuck with live action
Actress Jessica Chastain announced the first film by her production company, Freckle Films, in 2018. The Story: Jessica Chastain stars as Ava Faulkner, an assassin hired to get close to high-profile targets and eliminate them. Poor writing, poor acting, poor special effects, poor action, poor stunt choreography. With no thrills and even less action, “Ava” bottoms out as one of the most soulless films of the year. (Edited by David Martosko and Ganesh Swaminath Lakshman)The post Popcorn with Zenger: ‘Ava’ would be more believable as a cartoon but we’re stuck with live action appeared first on Zenger News.thewestsidegazette.com
Fans, family celebrate Elvis Presley's birthday
Fans, family celebrate Elvis Presley's birthday Elvis Presley would have been 80 years old on Thursday, and his family and friends celebrated at Graceland. Also, Jessica Chastain is up for a Golden Globe for her role in "A Most Violent Year." Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment headlines.cbsnews.com
A look at "A Most Violent Year"
A look at "A Most Violent Year" Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac star in the gritty drama, “A Most Violent Year.” Set in New York City in 1981, the film's stars say it has the look and feel of a gangster movie while avoiding the standard cliches. Suzanne Marques reports.cbsnews.com